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IBM 8670 - Eserver xSeries 345 User's Manual

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    ERserver IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670 User’s Guide SC88-P918-90...

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    ERserver IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670 User’s Guide SC88-P918-90...

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    Appendix A, “Warranty information”, on page 25, and Appendix B, “Notices”, on page 37. Third Edition (May 2003) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2003. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

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    Reliability, availability, and serviceability ....6 IBM Director ......7 The UpdateXpress program .

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    Power cords ......41 Index ......45 IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

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    Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto, lea la información de seguridad. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2003...

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    Statement 2 CAUTION: When replacing the lithium battery, use only IBM Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer.

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    Statement 3 CAUTION: When laser products (such as CD-ROMs, DVD drives, fiber optic devices, or transmitters) are installed, note the following: v Do not remove the covers. Removing the covers of the laser product could result in exposure to hazardous laser radiation. There are no serviceable parts inside the device.

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    There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician. Statement 12 CAUTION: The following label indicates a hot surface nearby. viii IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

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    Overloading a branch circuit is potentially a fire hazard and a shock hazard under certain conditions. To avoid these hazards, ensure that your system electrical requirements do not exceed the branch circuit protection requirements. Refer to the information that is provided with your IBM device for electrical specifications. Statement 14 CAUTION: Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present.

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    California de los Estados Unidos está considerado como un causante de cancer y de defectos congénitos, además de otros riesgos reproductivos. Lávese las manos después de usar el producto. IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

  • Page 13: Related Publications

    Safety Information This publication is in PDF on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. It contains translated caution and danger statements. Each caution and danger statement that appears in the documentation has a number that you can use to locate the corresponding statement in your language in the Safety Information book.

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    Notices and statements in this book The caution and danger statements used in this book also appear in the multilingual Safety Information book provided on the IBM xSeries Documentation CD. Each caution and danger statement is numbered for easy reference to the corresponding statements in the safety book.

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    Racks are marked in vertical increments of 1.75 inches. Each increment is referred to as a unit, or “U.” A 1-U-high device is 1.75 inches tall. Chapter 1. Introducing the IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670...

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    109.4°F); maximum altitude: which a large number of computers 2133 m (6998.0 ft) will operate. v Humidity: – Server on: 8% to 80% – Server off: 8% to 80% IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

  • Page 17: What Your Server Offers

    Your server uses the following features and technologies: v IBM Director IBM Director is a workgroup-hardware-management tool that you can use to centrally manage xSeries servers. For more information about IBM Director, see the IBM Director publications on the IBM Director CD.

  • Page 18: Reliability, Availability, And Serviceability

    ASM interconnect network. To obtain an optional Remote Supervisor Adapter, contact your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative.

  • Page 19: Ibm Director

    View the hardware configuration of remote systems, in detail v Monitor the usage and performance of critical components, such as microprocessors, disks, and memory v Centrally manage individual or large groups of IBM and non-IBM Intel-based servers, desktop computers, workstations, and mobile computers on a variety of platforms IBM Director provides a comprehensive entry-level workgroup hardware manager.

  • Page 20: The Updatexpress Program

    Increased productivity of IT personnel and users v Reduced service and support costs For more information about IBM Director, see the IBM Director CD that comes with your server, the IBM Director publications on the CD, and the following Web pages: Systems Management - Director Package http://www-3.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-...

  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Configuring Your Server, Using The Configuration/setup Utility Program

    Installation CD” on page 15. v ServeRAID Manager ServeRAID Manager is available as a stand-alone program and as an IBM Director extension. If a ServeRAID adapter is installed in your server or if you are using the RAID capabilities of the SCSI controller, use ServeRAID Manager to define and configure your disk-array subsystem before you install the operating system.

  • Page 22: Starting The Configuration/setup Utility Program, Configuration/setup Utility Menu Choices

    This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only. v Date and Time Select this choice to set the date and time in the server, in 24-hour format (hour:minute:second). This choice is on the full Configuration/Setup Utility menu only. IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

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    If you set an administrator password and then forget it, there is no way to change, override, or remove it. You must replace the system board. This choice is on the Configuration/Setup Utility menu only if an optional IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter is installed.

  • Page 24: Additional Configuration/setup Utility Menu Choices

    Additional Configuration/Setup Utility menu choices When you install an IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter in your server, you can view or set additional information in the Configuration/Setup Utility program, such as: v System Summary Select this choice to view additional information about your server.

  • Page 25: Passwords, Power-on Password

    v Remote Control Security Settings Select this choice to set a remote-control password. When you set a remote-control password, you can also set the number of failed attempts to enter the correct remote-control password, and the length of time before another attempt is allowed.

  • Page 26: Administrator Password, Using The Lsi Logic Configuration Utility Program

    Configuration/Setup Utility menu. You can use any combination of up to seven characters (A–Z, a–z, and 0–9) for the password. The administrator password choice is on the Configuration/Setup Utility menu only if an optional IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter is installed.

  • Page 27: Formatting A Scsi Hard Disk Drive, Using The Serverguide Setup And Installation Cd, Serverguide Features

    Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD The ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD includes an easy-to-use setup and installation program that is designed for your IBM server. The ServerGuide program detects the server model and hardware options that are installed and uses that information during setup to configure the hardware.

  • Page 28: Setup And Configuration Overview

    Setup and configuration overview When you use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, you do not need setup diskettes. You can use the CD to configure any supported IBM server model. The ServerGuide program checks your system BIOS, service processors, and other system hardware to determine if system updates are available.

  • Page 29: System Partition, Typical Operating-system Installation

    Notes: 1. Plug and Play adapters are configured automatically. Non-Plug and Play adapters or non-IBM adapters might require switch settings, additional device drivers, and installation after the operating system is installed. See the documentation that comes with the adapter.

  • Page 30: Setting Up Or Updating Multiple Servers, Installing Your Operating System Without Serverguide, Using Serveraid Manager

    Using ServeRAID Manager Use ServeRAID Manager, which is on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD, to: v Configure a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) v Restore a SCSI hard disk drive to the factory-default settings, erasing all data...

  • Page 31: Configuring The Controller

    See the ServeRAID documentation on the IBM ServeRAID Support CD for additional information about RAID technology and instructions for using ServeRAID Manager to configure your integrated SCSI controller with RAID capabilities.

  • Page 32: Using Express Configuration, Using Custom Configuration, Configuring The Ethernet Controller

    You do not need to set any jumpers or configure the controller. However, you must install a device driver to enable the operating system to address the controller. For IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

  • Page 33: Updating The Integrated System Management Firmware

    To update the integrated system management firmware for the integrated system management processor (ISMP), download the Integrated System Management Firmware Update Utility program for your server from the IBM Support Web site at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/. Run the Integrated System Management Firmware Update Utility program to create a diskette to use to update the firmware.

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  • Page 35: Chapter 3. Getting Help And Technical Assistance, Before You Call, Using The Documentation

    If you need help, service, or technical assistance or just want more information about IBM products, you will find a wide variety of sources available from IBM to assist you. This appendix contains information about where to go for additional information about IBM and IBM products, what to do if you experience a problem ®...

  • Page 36: Software Service And Support, Hardware Service And Support

    You can find service information for your IBM products, including supported options, at http://www.ibm.com/pc/support/. Software service and support Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with xSeries servers, IntelliStation workstations, and appliances. For information about which products are supported by Support Line in your country or region, go to http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products/.

  • Page 37: Appendix A. Warranty Information, Warranty Period, Problem Determination, Running Diagnostics

    Prior to on-site warranty service, you are required to go through problem determination with an IBM service specialist call center technician. A warranty period of 3 years on parts and 1 year on labor means that IBM will provide warranty service without charge for: 1.

  • Page 38: Checking Software, Warranty Service And Support

    IBM hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by IBM hardware under warranty, trained service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service, either on-site or at an IBM service center as determined by IBM.

  • Page 39: International Warranty Service, Purchasing Additional Services

    International Warranty Service If you travel with your xSeries or IntelliStation system or relocate it to a country where your system is sold and serviced by IBM or IBM resellers authorized to perform warranty service, International Warranty Service (IWS) is available during the warranty period.

  • Page 40: Ibm Statement Of Limited Warranty Z125-4753-06 8/2000, Part 1 - General Terms

    Country-unique Terms. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by IBM in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale, from IBM or your reseller. The term “Machine” means an IBM machine, its features, conversions, upgrades, elements, or accessories, or any combination of them.

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    IBM or your reseller of changes in a Machine’s location. IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.

  • Page 42: Part 2 - Country-unique Terms

    “Machine” includes Machine Code and Licensed Internal Code. This limit also applies to IBM’s suppliers and your reseller. It is the maximum for which IBM, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS IBM LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: 1) THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES (OTHER THAN THOSE UNDER THE FIRST ITEM LISTED ABOVE);...

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    Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this Section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.

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    PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) Governing Law: The following replaces this Section: Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the State of New York (except when local law requires otherwise) to govern, interpret, and enforce all your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to,...

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    Machine in any of those countries from either (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM. If you purchase an IBM Machine in a Middle Eastern or African country, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine from the IBM entity within the country of...

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    The minimum warranty period for Machines is six months. In case IBM or your reseller is unable to repair an IBM Machine, you can alternatively ask for a partial refund as far as justified by the reduced value of the unrepaired Machine or ask for a cancellation of the respective agreement for such Machine and get your money refunded.

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    2. as to any other actual damage arising in all situations involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject matter of this Statement of Warranty, IBM’s liability, will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim.

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    The following item is added to this paragraph: 3. breach of IBM’s obligations implied by Section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or Section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982. Applicability of suppliers and resellers (unchanged).

  • Page 49: Appendix B. Notices, Edition Notice

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk. IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.

  • Page 50: Trademarks, Important Notes

    OS/2 WARP Lotus, Lotus Notes, SmartSuite, and Domino are trademarks of Lotus Development Corporation and/or IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. ActionMedia, LANDesk, MMX, Pentium, ProShare, and Xeon are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

  • Page 51: Product Recycling And Disposal, Electronic Emission Notices, Federal Communications Commission (fcc) Statement

    IBM makes no representations or warranties with respect to non-IBM products. Support (if any) for the non-IBM products is provided by the third party, not IBM. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functionality.

  • Page 52: Industry Canada Class A Emission Compliance Statement, Australia And New Zealand Class A Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits.IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference causedby using other than recommended cables and connectors or by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

  • Page 53: Taiwanese Class A Warning Statement, Chinese Class A Warning Statement

    Japanese Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) statement Power cords For your safety, IBM provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use with this IBM product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and plug with a properly grounded outlet.

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    The cord set should have the appropriate safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed. IBM power cords for a specific country or region are usually available only in that country or region.

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    IBM power cord part number Used in these countries and regions 1838574 Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Caicos Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras,...

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    IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

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    6 setting up multiple servers 18 setup Light Path Diagnostics 5 with ServerGuide 16 size 4 SMP 1 specifications 3 memory module symmetric multiprocessing 1 specifications 4 systems management 6, 7 microprocessor specifications 4 © Copyright IBM Corp. 2003...

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    4 trademarks 38 United States electronic emission Class A notice 39 United States FCC Class A notice 39 UpdateXpress 8 video controller 4 Web site ServerGuide 15 weight 4 IBM xSeries 345 Type 8670: User’s Guide...

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    Part Number: 88P9189 Printed in U.S.A. SC88-P918-90...

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